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    It Ends Tonight

    All-American Rejects

     

    Chord Guide

            231

    Am:   x02210

          3    4

    G:    3x0003

             231

    Dm:   xx0231

           231

    E:    022100

          134211

    F:    133211

           32 1

    C:    x32010

            231

    Am/E  002210

          T  132

    D/F#: 2x0232

           1   3

    G/B:  x20003

     

     

     

     

    Strum Guide

    Main Strum (use unless otherwise noted):

     

    D D D D D D D DU

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

    Distortion Strum:

    B B D   B B D

    1 + 2 + 3 + 4 +

     

    B = Muted Bass Note

     

     

    Intro (w/main strum): / Am - - - / G - - - / F - - - / G - - - /

     

    (one strum per chord):

    Am                    F    

       Your subtleties, they strangle me

    Dm                E    

         I can't explain myself at all.

    Am                          F    

         And all that wants, And all that needs

    Dm               E    

       All I don't want to need at all.

     

    Pre-Chorus (resume main strum):

    F (2)

       The walls start breathing, my mind's

         C (2)

    unweaving, maybe it's best you leave me

        F                      Am/E    

    alone.  A weight is lifted on this

    Dm (2)

    evening.  I give the final blow.

     

    Chorus 1:

               C                       F    

    When darkness turns to light,

                       Am              G    

    It ends tonight, it ends tonight.

     

    (w/distortion strum):

    Am                  F    

         A falling star, at least I fall alone

    Dm                 E    

          I can't explain what you can't explain

    Am                          F    

         You're finding things that you didn't know

    Dm              E    

        I look at you with such disdain

     

    Pre-Chorus

     

    Chorus 2:

               C                       F    

    When darkness turns to light,

                       Am              G    

    It ends tonight, it ends tonight.

               C                       F    

    Just a little insight will make this right

                         Am                G    

    It's too late to fight, It ends tonight,

                 Am    

    It ends tonight.

     

     

    Bridge:

                 G    

    Now I'm on my own side

    D/F#                F    

    It's better than being on your side

    Am      G/B                    

    It's my fault when you're blind,

    D/F#                 F    

    It's better that I see it through your eyes

    Am/E           F                    Dm

    All these thoughts locked inside

                             G

    Now you're the first to know

     

    Chorus x2

     

    End on Am

     


    This file is the author's own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It's intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.